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 Rhyming to Death.Ribbon Dodge (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rib’aldry
 
is the language of a ribald. (French, ribaud; Old French, ribaudie; Italian, ribalderia, the language of a vagabond or rogue.)   1
 


 Rhyming to Death.Ribbon Dodge (The). 

 
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